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Merapi Storage Baskets

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Handcrafted using durable, sustainably sourced abaca plant fiber, these storage baskets add a warm, organic feel to your space. Featuring an extra-thick construction and roomy size, these baskets are incredibly durable and useful – the perfect home for blankets, extra bedding, and towels. Designed in a long, rectangular shape, these style effortlessly at the foot of the bed, in a hallway, or under a table.

Made by a cooperative of 115 artisans in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, each storage basket takes up to 4 days to handcraft. All made start to finish in a fair-trade environment.

Note: Since each basket is handwoven in an all-natural material, expect some variation in size and coloring. 

  • Medium - 21"W x 11"D x 13"H (+3.5" Handle)
    Oversized- 24"W x 17"D x 17.75"H (+3" Handle)
    Since each basket is handwoven, please expect some slight variation in size.

  • Locally-sourced abaca bark

  • Light or dark abaca

  • Indonesia

  • 4 days

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“We put the environment first. The principal of re-use, reduce, and recycle is our first step of designing.”
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110° 21' 54'' E
07° 48' 09'' S

Made with higher standards. We preserve artisan craft by paying wages that average 2x the fair trade requirement.

Wipe clean with a soft, dry cloth.

  • Always free shipping within the continental U.S.

  • Exchanges and returns for store credit are free.

    Prefer a refund? A single re-stocking fee will apply:
    $0 (no fee) for just bedding and/or towels
    $25 for most other returned orders
    if your return includes oversized items (area rugs, furniture, mirrors)

    Easy returns within 30 days of delivery.

To view our full shipping & returns policy - click here.

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Erin M.
United States United States
Love these baskets; can't wait for them to be back in stock

I bought the large basket to store blankets in our basement TV room and it is perfect. I have an oversized weighted blanket that needed a bit sturdy basket and this is both beautiful and functional!

J M.
United States United States
Perfet fit !!

Bought these to hold pool towels and blankets....they worked out perfect. Looked great as well.

Adrienne S.
United States United States
Like basket, color wasn't right for me

The basket was great, it just wasn't the color I had expected from the pictures. I am waiting for the darker color to get back in stock.

The Citizenry

Adrienne, Thank you for your note, although we’re so sorry to hear that the basket wasn’t what you expected when it arrived. That can happen from time to time since each basket is handwoven in an all-natural material, but we want you to love everything about any Citizenry item you order. We’re happy to hear our Client Experience Team is taking care of you and getting you the darker basket. We’ll make sure they continue to keep the conversation going, and please don’t hesitate to let us know if we can do anything else. Sincerely, The Citizenry Team

Na S.
United States United States
Beautiful but really heavy

Love the size and look but did not anticipate the weight of the basket.

Sun K.
United States United States
Won’t find this unique piece anywhere else

Absolutely love this line of baskets! I have the large round one and smaller rectangular shape. The large round holds my children’s soft toys in our living room and keeps the space looking put together. These baskets are all so unique in their color variations. They truly look like artisanal handmade pieces. They seem very durable. It does shed slightly when rubbing up against it. When my children pull out their toys from the large basket, I notice little pieces of the basket material on our dark hardwood floor where it sits. Doesn’t bother me at all. I waited three months for the rectangular one to come back in stock to purchase and it was well worth the wait! As an aside, this is not ideal for holding delicate knit throws or textiles that are prone to pulling. I use the rectangular basket to hold house slippers, purses, and hats at one of our entrances. When I threw my scarf in there and pulled it out later for use, it snagged from catching on the basket.

Cheryl G.
United States United States
I love my new basket.

Rustic, austetic appeal and looks amazing in my foyer under my Asian style black bench.